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Edgar Lee Masters: Archibald Higbie

I loathed you, Spoon River. I tried to rise above you,
I was ashamed of you. I despised you
As the place of my nativity.

July 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Video: The Box

You’ve heard the phrase “Think outside the box”?

May 8, 2021 · 1 Comment

Video: Nora Atkinson | Why Art Thrives at Burning Man

Craft curator Nora Atkinson takes us on a trip to Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to see the beautifully designed and participatory art of Burning Man, revealing how she discovered there what’s often missing from museums: curiosity and engagement.

August 30, 2020 · 2 Comments

Dawn Potter: Average Land

Even a person like you, paddling away in your outrigger canoe, counting strokes and plotting interviews with fans (or, contrariwise, splitting your proud bow on a sharp rock and girding … Continue reading

September 24, 2018 · 2 Comments

Michael Simms: The Woodcarver

A Fable There was once a young woodcarver who loved to walk through the forest. One day in a part of the forest where he had never been before, he … Continue reading

August 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

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